Tears Run Dry

Album: Demonstration (2013)


  • This song was originally an instrumental by the German producer Crada, whose other credits include Drake's Thank Me Later track, "Fireworks." Strings were later added, then Tempah dropped some rhymes where he vented some personal thoughts. According to the rapper it was amended about 37 times due to constant adjustments and improvements.
  • This features vocals by Toronto born Berlin-based R&B songwriter/vocalist Sway Clarke II.
  • This should not be confused with the Amy Winehouse tunes "Tears Dry on Their Own" or "Tears Dry."


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